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Astracantha  rumelica (Bunge) Reer & Podlech  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astracantha  rumelica (Bunge) Reer & Podlech  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsAstragalus rumelicus Bunge (basionym)
 Astragalus albanicus Širj.
 Astragalus creticus ssp. rumelicus (Bunge) Maire & Petitm.
Territory Southeastern EuropeAlbaniaGreeceYugoslavia
grassland and rocks
Description stipules ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, ciliate, leaflets 5-7 pairs, linear-oblong, sharply apiculate, pubescent, flowers of 2, axillary, producing oval or oblong head
Size10-30cm
Colorpurple, pale yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typespinose shrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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